Who are VALUA?

VALUA identifies the right people for the problem at hand, such as engineers, lawyers and patent attorneys, depending on each individual task.

Preben Rasmussen

Preben is a European Patent Attorney and has a thorough understanding of patents. He has experience working with patents both as inventor, external patent counsel and as inhouse patent agent in a company with significant research activities. He has experience with tasks such as patentability evaluations, drafting and prosecution of patent applications, oppositions, Freedom to operate analysis, infringement evaluations and patent litigation. And further, experience in establishing an IP strategy that supports the business strategy of the company.

He has also experience in how you can organize and operate patent activities in an organization comprising inventors from different countries with different patent laws and patent traditions.

Preben has mainly worked within biotechnology and Life sciences, in particular within Molecular biology, patenting of enzymes, microorganisms and fermentation technology, and has further knowledge in the pharmaceutical area including patent term extensions such as SPCs.

Preben has previously worked extensively with patenting in China and has among other activities been involved in patent litigations in several instances all to way up to the Supreme Peoples Court in China.

Educational Background:

  • European Patent Attorney
  • PhD obtained at the Laboratory of Microbiology, Technical University of Denmark
  • Master of Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

Mie Andersen, MSc, Patent Attorney.

Mie has previously worked as a patent attorney at VALUA and as an inhouse patent attorney at a bigger Danish pharmaceutical company. Mie has extensive knowledge about molecular biology, pathophysiology, protein chemistry and cell biology and has experience with due diligence, FTO, patentability assessments, drafting of patent applications, prosecution, oppositions and more.

Educational background:

  • Master of Science in Molecular Biomedicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Tine Bondo, DVM, Patent Attorney

Tine has previously worked in a Veterinary Practice and has extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, surgery, internal medicine as well as pharmaceuticals.

Educational background:

  • Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science, Specialized in Internal Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Jakob Poulsen

Jakob Poulsen is a European Patent Attorney and CEO of VALUA ApS. Before founding VALUA Jakob was partner in one of the largest patent bureaus in Denmark.

Jakob carries experience from private practice as well as medium sized pharmaceutical companies, including both the generic and the originator industry. His experience comprises patent infringement litigation, legal opinions, due diligence and general patent work, such as drafting, prosecution, and opposition work. He has a thorough knowledge of European and Danish practice, and has successfully worked with changing the Danish practice within the area of supplementary protection certificates.

Jakob has in particular experience within Life Science (working with pharmaceuticals, chemistry and biotechnology), Greentech and Nanotech, and has worked with different process technologies, physical inventions and devices, as well as software related inventions.

The educational background of Jakob comprises:

  • Diplôme d’études supérieures universitaires Contentieux des Brevets en Europe
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
  • B. Com, Marketing
  • Ph.D. Solid State Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan
  • M.Sc. Physics-Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • B.A. Japanese, Aarhus University.